Breeding water dragons

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  1. Rocksher

    Rocksher Not so new Member

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    Hi not sure if we are allowed to post here if it’s not about snakes

    anyone have experience in breeding water dragons and if so how?
    Temps? Season? Nesting? Etc...


    thanks
    Rocky
     
  2. Sdaji

    Sdaji Almost Legendary

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    There's no magic recipe, they're just an agamid lizard. Breeding in spring after winter cooling. The same temperature regime you'd use for Beardies etc will work. Plenty of people keep them outdoors. A big nesting tub to lay eggs in, basically a giant version of what you'd use for any typical agamid lizard.
     
  3. Rocksher

    Rocksher Not so new Member

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    Hi

    needing help!!!
    we just saw a couple of eggs around the enclosure tonight..
    about 5-6 eggs.. 2 in the water and the others were out on the floor but all shrinked and yellow but the two in the water were plump.

    we didn’t provide a laybox because we didn’t even know they mated or she was pregnant...

    tonight we’ve put a laybox in there with some coirpeat in there as that’s the only thing we have atm.

    would she lay some more eggs? And what is the best laybox material for her to lay?

    what do we do when the eggs are laid if we incubate them, what temp and how much do we cover?
    And how many eggs would she lay?
     
  4. Yellowtail

    Yellowtail Well-Known Member

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    I don't breed lizards but wild water dragons lay their clutches in holes they dig in sandy areas above the high water mark near creeks/rivers.
     

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